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Gasoline Shortage / Coal Mines #30319

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 27, 1974
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(Studio) Coal fields in West Virginia closed because many workers can't get gasoline to reach work.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(War, West Virginia) War out of gasoline. [Mayor Wesley MILLER - intends to hijack any gasoline tanker coming through town on train, but gasoline to be paid for. Mayor plans to take full responsibility.] [United Mine Workers Clyde GIBSON - believes energy crisis to worsen if coal mines closed because of gasoline shortage.] War's economy in jeopardy.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Reporter(s):
Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:20

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